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accident on interstate 280 in san francisco. at least one person is dead. the accident involves three vehicles in the northbound direction. and then the other breaking news is on the richmond-san rafael bridge where an discover turned big rig is blocking all eastbound lanes. it happened in the last half-hour. the highway patrol said that accident is storm related. no word on any injuries. a high wind advisory is up on all bay area bridges. caltran is warning drivers be very careful. again, all lanes eastbound, interstate 580 over the richmond-san rafael bridge are closed because of an overturned big rig. we will bring you more information on both of those breaking news stories as we get it. so round three of the latest series of storms to sweep through northern california is here. we have live team storm coverage. let's begin with our meteorologist lisa argen who is tracking the storm will live doppler 7 hd. >> good morning, everyone. your eye goes right to the red and this is where it is draped from the sacramento valley back to clear lake and windsor and santa rosa. the back edge ha
through san francisco. some heavier rain on the peninsula from woodside to 280 and flooding is happening in the santa cruz mountains. we are looking at rain rates of an inch an hour and another additional inch is forecasted. take a look at these current wind gusts. you can see where the front has moved through. it is breezy and dangerous out there. and throw 10:15 we will be looking at flooding imminent, and then beyond that the creeks and the streams will be draining into the rivers, and then we are looking at the rivers rising right on through midday. carolyn? >> it is a wild morning. thank you, low saw. both eastbound lanes of the richmond san rafael bridge remain blocked by an overturned big rig right now. the chp won't even think about moving it until the winds die down. abc7 news reporter nick smith is on the bridge to update this storm-related news. >> carolyn, this is the first time i have had an opportunity to actually do a live shot on the richmond san rafael bridge. the reason we are here is because of the wind and the traffic situation created by the wind. that is the overtur
to keep their clothes on in san francisco. the board of supervisors passed the ban there afternoon. we were there as an unusual protest unfolded at city hall. >> reporter: that's right. the ban on public nudity passed its second and final vote. that led to yet another naked protest inside city hall. >> colleagues asked that we temporarily recess this meeting. >> nudists protested as san francisco supervisors gave their final approval to a ban on public nudity. the nudists are anticipating a court battle to restore what they see as their first amendment rights. >> we will continue fighting this no matter what it takes until this legislation is dead. >> one supervisor says he created the ordinance after years of complaints primarily from gay men living in the castro district. >> it will still be legal to be nude on a beach, to be nude at folsom street fair, bay to breakers, pride. >> been a takes effect february 1. >> there are so many families and people who have told me they're really sorry they can't come to the neighborhood anymore because of this. >> for others public nudity is what
. moderate right now but steady on our drive from pacifica through san francisco this morning. luckily the people who were on the roads were driving quite slowly, taking heed to the potentially dangerous conditions this morning. things right now in pacifica, the gates are supposed to be open on the pier, we saw a group of about ten crappers hoping to go cracking but they couldn't because the gates were closed. one gentlemen approached us and asked why are the gates closed? our assumption is it is a precaution because the weather will only continue to get worst. the water hasn't exceeded the seawall yet, but chance are they will. we are standing back so we won't get hit by the water. wind is coming from the south instead of the west and that could cause some problems today. but we will have the latest coming up in about 30 minutes. for now reporting live in pacifica, abc7 news. >> moderate rain but you are certainly getting wet out there. thank you. >> yes. >> the weather has been causing problems all over the bay area. one of the biggest was at the corner of 17th of potrero in san fran
here up from south san francisco, daly city, san bruno. pretty quiet in the south bay except for morgan hill and gilroy some shower activity. winds gusting to 49 miles an hour at sfo. a wind warning in effect. and oakland, 36 miles an hour. you can see all across the bay area, santa rosa from 41 miles an hour to san jose. we have the wind, we have the rain, we have a flash flood watch through the evening hours. so the heaviest rain will continue to sink to the south of us throughout the morning hours and the wind advisory is up through noon today. we are looking at south winds anywhere from 20 to 30 miles an hour and we are seeing the gusts already up to 50 miles an hour. so here we are on track to see the heaviest rain from the north bay into the central bay within the next hour. so stay with us. we will keep you updated. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. with all that going on and this series of storms the rivers are rising throughout the bay area. there's a flat warning this morning for the napa river. that's where abc7 news reporter kera clapper joins us live. how is it looking so far? >
much all of december. so you can see 151 percent of normal san francisco with 154 percent of normal over to the east bay so we don't need any more rain but here it comes. we time it out for you and 4:00 o'clock tomorrow things are getting a little bit wet in the forth bay. by the over nature hours getting a little more interesting san francisco peninsula but lack at that. 4:00 o'clock in the morning it's out of here and by early saturday morning we are into mostly sunny conditions so much of the weekend looks dry.so this system really not amounting to much but we will talk about that high surf advisory and how much rain to expect in jaws few minutes. dan. >> thanks a lot. more rain on the way today dry weather provided much needed opportunity for work crews around the bay area and in the north bay specifically to get ready for the next wave. 7 news has look at the preparation. >>reporter: heavy duty vacuum cleaning on the hillside of san rafael today. public work crew made the rounds getting rid of debris from drainage pipe that carry storm water to the lower level of the city.
berkeley right now. lesser amounts into san francisco and it has stopped in the north bay but this evening, very rough driving with breezy winds and slick roadways. more rain into milpitas this morning. redwood city 280 looking at big cell. central bay will be in it for another hour and rest of the bay area including the south bay, just a break for the bulk of the day and then another system that could bring flooding for our area tomorrow. we'll be tracking that coming up in a little bit. >> katie: coverage in the south bay, wet, windy weather has made its way after drenching the north bay. live in los gatos and you were in san mateo earlier this morning, tell us how the drive is and how the new location compares. >> our drive from san mateo to los gatos was a steady pouring down rain, but it wasn't very heavy. we had the wind khial wipers on the whole time. very slick conditions on the road. but now we're here in los gatos the rain is much lighter than it was. it's moving toward the central coast. highway 17 is slick. we passed one of those electronic traffic signs and it
connecticut available at facebook.com slash abc 7 news. >>> in other news this morning san francisco police arrived to an argument. they backed away because they thought the man might have a weapon. they were told sho shelter in place until the mansur rendered. they were searching for a weapon past midnight. >>> two adults and juvenile had been raised for the shooting deaths in oakland. 14-year-old raquel and 15-year-old bobby were gunned down on a quiet street corner. a car drove by and fired at least 36 shots. >>> a 16-year-old boy was accused of paint be bomb threats. this graffiti name add teacher from monta vista high. we have obscured his name to protect his identity. almost identical messages were sprayed on the walls in two other schools in the area. classes were canceled at monta vista hey and neighboring lincoln school. >>> a possible power shift in japan on abc 7 news this morning. >> also in the effort to avoid the fiscal cliff the >> a cyclone that raked sim mow yaw is baring down on fiji. thousandss are left homeless by sigh co cyclone evan. people who survived a deadly 2009 t
to the an east bay high school football star that was shot and killed in san francisco. sergio quintana reports from last night's memorial service. >> inside concord high's gym, his closest friends pays tribute. >> he loves garbonzo beans, i don't know why he did. >> they honored him with a video produced just for this event. on this friday evening, a couple hundred people packed into the gym to pay tribute to a fellow friend and talented athlete. >> they passed out candles and moved the crowd on to football field. he was a student since the beginning of the school year but he left a lasting impression. >> he would say hi and he would smile. you can't help but smile back. >> blakely was gunned down when he was visiting the family. police are still looking for suspects. he pleaded for an end to gun violence. >> it is taking lives and we have to stop taking our gifts away. >> he was a blakely overpowers it letterman with a 3.8 gpa. >>> 56-year-old woman was died from her injuries after a hit-and-run on twin peaks. they lifted three people off the hillside after they were hit by a car. a fourth pe
shows downtown looking pretty good. as we take a look at the visibility, from san francisco on south, ten mile visibility, but elsewhere we are looking at a quarter mile visibility. santa rosa and napa a half file. be careful out there. we will see some of the fog drift to the south and east of the as you head out there are areas of dense fog this morning, otherwise that should lift by about 8:00 and we will be looking at temperatures warming up into the 60s today. low to mid-60s around the bay and a chilly evening. really looking at pleasant weather the next several days with our numbers warming a few degrees. katie. >> quite a difference a week makes. thank you, lisa. new this morning police in pleasant hill have arrested three teenagers following an explosion. abc7 news reporter is live. they have reason to believe the teenagers had plans for more destruction? >> absolutely, katie. good morning. authorities say worst case scenario, someone could have died if they had come into contact with the pipe bombs the kids had. take a look at this video we have. [explosion sound] [dogs bark
already. san francisco 51. oakland, 56. 51 in mountain view. 49 in san jose and los gatos. here's a look at our forecast. we will go with some more cold temperatures overnight. definitely get ready for inland frost. clouds and a little cool for our new year's eve. just a few patchy clouds out there. no reason in the accuweather forecast. most of the rain will stay off the coast and then we'll bring on the sunshine for the first day of the new year on tuesday. you can see the closeup satellite, we're clear inland. a few high clouds from north to south thanks to a strong jet stream, and also cold northerly winds. so these winds should die down tonight, giving way to cold temperatures, temperatures north and east bay locations, hovering near the freezing mark, even dropping below that in accept rosa, so 30-degree thrvmentz 43 in san francisco, 39 in recommend. oak learned 38. palo alto, 36. san jose, 35. livermore, down to 29 degrees. if you have any sensitive plants, you may want to cover them, bring them in, and don't forget about the pets. here's the setup for at least the first part of
all over the bay. in san francisco yesterday a treetop he would on to a mercedes along pine street in lower pacific heights. luckily no one was hurt but the mess sure did shut down a major town artery for a short time. fallen trees and downed power lines kept crews business in marin county, as well. flooding submerged the parking . >>> and one official told abc7 news you can often blame needing like this on either leaves or litter clogging up the. >>> a spinout on wet roads in antioch damaged three cars and sent a child and adult to the hospital. it happened early yesterday afternoon on highway 4. the chp cannot confirm initial reports the child was actually ejected from the car but we know the three-year-old boy was airlift today children's hospital in oakland. the adult was taken to a hospital in brentwood. >> in other news a san francisco elementary school is working to try to stop the spread of a gastro outbreak. abc7 news tells us what is being done about it. >> the number of students are absent or become ill at school with gastro enteritis. it includes vomiting, diarrhea, nau
and they are looking for three suspects. >>> in san francisco officers say five men, at least one of them armed, terrorized people in a home invasion. it happened on 31 avenue between geary boulevard and lament -- clement street. a neighbor said he heard screams coming from the house. by the time officers arrived the men were gone and they got away with a number of items from the house. >> an armed man police say took two women hostage during an attempted robbery is recovering this morning after being shot by officers. cameras caught the smoke of a concussion grenade fired by police into a jack in the box yesterday. a hostage was rushed to safety by police. the gunman's condition is not known. the incident began at 12:30 when police received a call after robbery in progress. a four hour standoff resulted. the other hostage was also safely released. >>> in concord a grocery store will be open today after being forced to close last night because of a strong chemical smell. it happened at the food max on monument boulevard. the fire department got a call around 4:30 yesterday afternoon about peopl
in san francisco and down through 280 and 101, you have nothing but light to moderate rain and into the east bay from walnut creek and heavier cell right here pushing out of richmond. watch out 580, you are looking at heavy rain right there. take a look at south bay, blossom hill road, san jose, almaden expressway, it is really coming down, down around watsonville a break. within the next hour to an hour and a half, this system continues to sink to the south and east. then we'll get into a break. details and foggy sunday is coming up. >> katie: continuing our storm coverage, we want to take you live to in as many. that is where -- he take you live to san mateo. good morning. >> reporter: the rain is not as heavy as it was when i last saw you. its moderate rain right now, but it is steady and like before it is windy and wind is pushing it in gusts. horizontally, we're here in a fairly empty parking lot. i think people are arriving to work to set up shop but we are pretty alone and cold. the wind gusts that are pushing the rain horizontally are creating standing water across
and laura moved from san francisco. >> reasonable shopping around. good stuff. lots of kids in the neighborhood. lots of people walking their dogs. so, this fits nice. reporter: nice or not, laurel admits she does not venture out at night. winkler likes the name nob expe is selling this home for $849,000. >> didn't think of it as name change, sort of as a creation of a district or a -- getting anite. reporter: the area has been known as the golden gate district, or just north oakland, to residents for years. kelly is a partner in the cupsake shop in oakland. >> i don't really think it needs to change. the neighborhood can grow and the name can stay the same. >> residents who say they're willing to fight this name change and there's no telling how long this name will stick around. abc-7 news. >> ama: a triple homicide suspect in a shooting at an indian reservation has died of getting into a gunfight with officers. seven people were shoot at the indian reservation about 50 miles north of bakersfield. three people died and four others were wounded, including the suspect's two y
are mainly in the 40s. san francisco edging in on 50 degrees right now. so we are going to keep this weather with us for the next couple of days. but we have much cooler air and a wintry looking storm headed our way midweek. i'll talk about it a bit later. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. >> there is a growing controversy this morning just as their holiday drive kicks into high gear. the salvation army is being accused of being anti-gay. a student group at berkeley is making that caligation. we are joined live from the cal campus with the details. good morning. >> good morning, carolyn. as you mentioned, student leaders here at u.c. berkeley say that the salvation army is anti-guy, critting what they say is years of discrimination, including an interview where they said the salvation army said, quote, according to scripture, gays must die." so they don't want them on campus and don't want their fellow students supporting it. it started by banning salvation army bell ringers on campus this holiday season. that came after they said they discriminated against lgbt groups. now they want donation b
is gang related and they are looking for three suspects. >>> in san francisco officers say five men, at least one of them armed, terrorized people in a home invasion. it happened on 31 avenue between geary boulevard and lament street. a neighbor said he heard screams coming from the house. by the time officers arrived the men were gone and they got away with a number of items from the house. >> an armed man police say took too women hostage was caught by police. there was smoke of a concussion grenade fired by police into a jack in the box yesterday. very dramatic. a hostage was rushed to safety by police. the gunman's condition unknown. the incident began at 12:30 when police received a call after robbery in progress. a four hour standoff resulted. the other hostage was also safely released. >>> in concord a grocery store will be open today after being forced to close last night because of a small chemical smell. it happened at the mood max on monument boulevard. the fire department got a call around 4:30 yesterday afternoon about people who said their eyes were burning and they we
rafael and even san francisco an inch of rain in the pastth hours. is further to the east a third in liver move. about the same napa and up to the north, not too much in santa rosa. skies cleared. talking about patchy frost in napa and sonoma and we will give you the numbers and outlook when the run returns coming up in the seven day outlook. >> you saw from the map mr. how much rain fell in the north bay. while the break is nice there are still worries in the north bay about the threat of mud slides and weakened trees. cornel has the store arery now from mill valley. >> tree crews say it is not what they wanted for christmas. so much work they can barely keep up. a family snapped a picture east after a 50 feet tree blocked the road. >> when i saw it, it was like a massive just like mess so i was kind of like shocked. >> arborists say storms weakened the earth and created danger for the public. >> how saishow saturated is th? >> 100%. a lot of rain and moisture. weak ones are falling over. >> tree crews still removing this 70-year-old tree blocking a driveway. so much water coming
problems all over the bay area. in san francisco yesterday, take a look at this. a tree toppled onto a mercedes along pine street in lower pacific heights. nobody was hurt but the mess shut down a major cross town oortd for a short time. fallen trees get utility crew busy in marin county, as well. flooding submerged part of shoreline highway and high winds knocked down a tent at a christmas lot near mill valley. scenes like this kept oakland public works crews busy. one official said when you see flooding like this you can blame leaves or litter clogging up storm drains. >> a spinout in antioch damaged three cars and a child and an adult to the hospital. it happened on highway 4. the chp can't confirm initial reports that the child was ejected from the car, but we do know the three-year-old boy was airlifted to the children's hospital in oakland. adult was taken to a hospital in brentwood. >> other news, san francisco elementary school is working to try to stop the spread of a gastro enter its out break. ama daetz tells us what is being done about it. >> a letter was given to the stu
always causes delays at san francisco international airport because of its runway design. nick smith is live at sfo. earlier this morning the delays were about an hour and a half for arriving flights. anything changed. >> reporter: that has not changed. you are is spot on and the problem is the wind. we have felt the wind gusts as we he drove down 101 headed here to sfo and this is a wind advisory in effect. people are slowly arriving to sfo and they can expect flight delays. an air traffic management program in effect for flights arriving to sfo and this is causing some of the arriving flights to be deplayed an average of one hour and 37 minutes. there will be delays throughout the day until at least 6:00 p.m. it will mostly affect commuter flights and traffic along the west coast. the wind advisory currently in effect plays a large role in the reduced visibility and different landing patterns. flights now approaching from the northeast over oakland airport instead of from the southeast over the san mateo bridge. back here live, if you are dropping people off or pecking people up yo
married couples. >> reporter: san francisco city attorney is part of a legal team arguing against prop 8. >> i am grat feidz and confident that the supreme court which is now going to be taking up the civil rights issue of our time will reach the same resulted that the district court did and the 9th circuit did and find that proposition 8 unlawfully discriminates against gay and lesbian couples here in the state of california. >> a sacramento spokesperson supporter is confident that the high court will support the ban on gay marriage. >> i expect four or five justices to uphold it. why? because the constitution of the united states doesn't have marriage in it. the tenth amendment, not in the federal powers belongs to the states. >> the high court could go either way. lawyers will argue very broad argument before the high court that there is no justification for discrimination. we will know the high court's decision probably next june. >> katie: san jose police have arrested a woman in connection with the shooting death of a teenager. authorities believe 23-year-old rebecca v.was involved
a prayer vigil is expect to do take place in san francisco as the aids memorial grove. vigils popped up all over the country including this one at mill valley where 20 people turned out to remember the victims in connecticut. we have more on another vigil held in walnut creek last night. >>> this candlelight vigil came together within just a few hours. organizer ashley month refelt compelled to do something after watching news reports through out the day. >> our hearts are broken but when we gather here like this it shows our spirits aren't broken. >> among those in the crowd were elementary aged students. >> did you hear it through a friend or on the phone? >> i heard it from my mom. >> his mother tells me he had a conversation with them about the shooting in connecticut when she picked him up from school. >> i thought it was important for them to know what happened. usually i try to shield them from events but this was too close. >> she helped them understand what families are going through. >> i can't image going to the school hoping that it wasn't my child in classroom, but at the same
, the district supervisor ask other officials later tonight. in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> in san jose, police trying to track down a person who reported this there was a gunman on a san jose city college campus after a search, no gunman was found, we have video from sky 7 showing a s.w.a.t. team going floor by -- it's missing computers. the school of 400 students got a gift of 51 new computers. a local market agency heard about the plight, donating money to purchase the computers. saying employees meant for client gifts to buy computer autos right now there is good news for hundreds of kids that will not go without gifts. >> volunteers from the toy program collected hundreds of toys this morning. they've stopped toi">-Ñ by two collection points. >> the program collects more than 40,000 tie tois for kids every year. the holiday season will be brighter for thousands gathering today outside of the glide memorial church for the grocery bag give away. >> abc 7 news has a look. >> the street had to be shut down to accommodate people waiting in line fr a bag of groceris. reverend cecil williams was
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